November 2020

Remote Working Legislation

ZICO Law participated in a joint publication on global employment rules on remote working by Interact Law members from Europe, Asia, and South & Central America.

During the pandemic employers and their staff have had to adapt quickly to create safe working environments. Laws have evolved and previously unconsidered rules have had to be enforced. This guide provides answers to the questions below:

  1. Do remote workers have the same rights as those working in the office?
  2. Is there a right to, or can workers be forced to work remotely?
  3. Should a remote workplace be registered?
  4. What about a risk prevention protocol for remote workplaces?
  5. Should there be terms for a remote employment contract?
Subject matters:
Jurisdictions: ASEAN, Laos, Thailand

Author

Managing Partner
ZICO Law Laos
Executive Partner
ZICO Law Thailand

Announcement

On 1 December 2022, KPMG and ZICO Law entered into an agreement under which a number of law firms and teams from the ZICO Law network have joined the KPMG network of firms.

The deal will see more than 275 lawyers join over 2,900 legal professionals in the KPMG global organization, creating a significant legal footprint across Asia. It will offer legal services and solutions, a globally connected legal services platform, and specialists who work with leading technology providers to modernize legal functions across organizations. The strategic combination increases the total number of legal professionals in the KPMG network to close to 3,200 across 84 jurisdictions. You may read the press release here.

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